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Swimming champs share their skills for Swim With The Stars

“The Missile” James Magnussen has homed in on the talents of more than 40 promising young local athletes as part of Lake Macquarie City Council’s Swim With The Stars program.

Adventure tours shed light on Lake Mac’s coastal wonders

A thrilling new tourism option is shedding light on some of Lake Macquarie’s most spectacular – but rarely seen – natural wonders.

Lake Mac quickly enhancing its reputation as a major cultural destination

With Lake Macquarie Art Gallery at Booragul, the CREATIVE Lake art trail, and the upcoming Chimera installation and Speers Point Multi-Arts Space, our City is fast becoming a destination for bold and innovative art.

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Stick to your New Year resolutions in 2019

It is that time of year again, at the start of the New Year you set yourself a number of resolutions you were hoping to achieve in 2019 and now just a few weeks into January your motivation is already starting to wane.

Planning a development

Improved process for development applications

We are working with the Department of Planning and Environment to improve the process for development applications (DA) that require the consideration of one or more State agencies.

What’s on this weekend in Lake Mac City

There is something for everyone in Lake Macquarie City this weekend, 18-20 January.

Australia Day public holiday operating arrangements

Find out what Council facilities are open for the Australia Day public holiday on Monday 28 January.

Council's waste collection service

Following the Extraordinary Council meeting in December 2018, Councillors and Council staff held a workshop on Wednesday 16 January to explore further options to address the waste collection needs of Lake Macquarie residents.

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